Pistachio up on rising demand
New Delhi, Oct 10 (PTI) Pistachio prices rose by Rs 10 per kg in the national capital today largely on the back of increased buying by retailers and stockists amid low stocks following fall in supplies from overseas markets.
Pistachio hairati and peshwari rose by Rs 10 each to conclude at Rs 1,200-1,315 and Rs 1,300-1,450 per kg, respectively.
Marketmen said fresh buying by retailers and stockists against fall in supplies from overseas markets, mainly pushed up pistachio prices on the dry fruit market here.
The following are today''s quotations (per 40 kg):
Almond (California) Rs 17,400 Almond (Gurbandi-new) Rs 8,300-8,700; Almond (Girdhi) Rs 4,900-5,400; Abjosh Afghani Rs 12,000-24,000.
Almond Kernel (California-new) Rs 605-630 per kg, Almond Kernel (Gurbandi-new) Rs 500-550 per kg. .
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
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